UK Transport

I Want to Be Loved, Not Loathed

Paul Marshall | Posted 14.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Paul Marshall

Earlier this year, TFL ran a high profile advertising campaign with the concept of 'Share the Road'. Out of interest, how's that working out for you? Because it sure as heck isn't working out where I'm concerned.

HS2 - Will David Slay Goliath in the Battle for Hearts and Minds?

Philip Dewhurst | Posted 08.12.2015 | UK Politics
Philip Dewhurst

My experience as Corporate Affairs Director of Railtrack in the dark days of rail privatization taught me that the British public have a love-hate rel...

London Liverpool Street Evacuation Over False Fire Alarm Causes Commuter Panic

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 30.03.2016 | UK

Panic and confusion broke out at one of Britain's busiest transport hubs Tuesday morning after a false fire alarm forced the evacuation of Liverpool S...

As Rail Fares Rise Again, Commuters Are Entitled to Ask Just Where Their Extra Money Is Going

Lilian Greenwood MP | Posted 04.12.2015 | UK Politics
Lilian Greenwood MP

A 1% rise might seem relatively small, but set against fare rises in previous years it represents an overall increase of 25% since 2010. On the most expensive routes this means that some passengers are paying over a thousand pounds more, each year, just to get to work.

MP Said Train Line Chaos Is Hindering Job Interviews, Then This Happened

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti & Jack Sommers | Posted 27.11.2015 | UK

Just two days after an MP warned a train line was so unreliable that employers were refusing to consider job applicants who rely on it, a father tweet...

Settling The Bitter Row Between Cyclists And Cabbies Over This Video...

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 25.11.2015 | UK

A row has erupted between cyclists and drivers after footage emerged showing the moment a taxi and bike rider collided at a junction on Edgware Road i...

EasyJet And BA Cancel All Flights To And From Sharm El-Sheikh

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 30.03.2016 | UK

EasyJet and British Airways have cancelled all flights between the UK and Sharm el-Sheikh until early 2016. No EasyJet flights will travel between ...

This Picture Makes Us Feel Sorry For Boris Johnson

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 19.11.2015 | UK

Boris Johnson could be seen trying out a new cycle super highway in London on Thursday morning - but one fellow user was clearly unimpressed. The c...

These Tube Numbers Prove We've Finally Reached Peak London

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 13.11.2015 | UK

'Peak London' appears to have been reached, after Transport for London announced that the Tube recently broke its record for the most passengers using...

The First Official Walking Tube Map Might Just Change Londoners' Lives

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 25.04.2016 | UK

The first official walking Tube map is here - and it might just revolutionise the commute for Londoners. Transport for London (TfL) has released it...

Let's Invest in Walking and Cycling - After All, it's Good for Business

Joe Irvin | Posted 06.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Joe Irvin

We must address the issue of how we travel and investment into walking and cycling is needed to improve road infrastructure and educate us all on the many benefits partaking in active travel really brings. The situation is only due to become a bigger issue as our population increases and the NHS gets put under even more pressure. We need to act now.

People Are Concerned That The DLR Strike Is The Start Of The Robot Uprising

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 03.11.2015 | UK

As commuters struggle to get to work thanks to the DLR strike, many are expressing concern (and at times even genuine confusion) about how precisely t...

Why The DLR Strike Will Stop Trains Run By Robots

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 02.11.2015 | UK

London's Docklands Light Railway will be closed all day on Tuesday and Wednesday this week, after last ditch talks aimed at calling off the 48-hour s...

Passengers 'Walking Wounded' After Coach Crashes Into Ditch

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 30.10.2015 | UK

Five people have been taken to hospital after a coach crash, which saw the vehicle overturn in a ditch. A woman in her 50s was taken to Peterboroug...

Vintage Tube Posters Offer A Fascinating Glimpse Into The Last 100 Years Of London Transport

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 28.10.2015 | UK

Taking the Tube is an everyday thing for most Londoners, with many people taking the advertisements and posters covering stations and trains for grant...

Stopping Clocks Going Back Could Save Hundreds of Children's Lives

Paul Singh | Posted 24.10.2015 | UK
Paul Singh

The clocks going back on Sunday could cost hundreds of children's lives on UK roads in winter. Research by road safety company SmartWitness has shown that if we abolished putting the clocks back and persisted with British Summer Time throughout the whole year we would significantly reduce road casualties to pedestrians, cyclists and especially school-children.

VW Emissions Affair: UK Drivers are being left in the dark due to mixed messages from Ministers

Richard Burden | Posted 21.10.2015 | UK Politics
Richard Burden

The UK Government must come clean on what they knew and move quicker to end uncertainty for drivers.

Five Black Cab Drivers Together Pay More Tax Than Uber

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 21.10.2015 | UK

Uber’s reputation has taken yet another knock after it was revealed that the company paid just £22,134 corporation tax in the UK last year despite ...

American Airlines Plane Forced To Divert After Pilot Dies

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 06.10.2015 | UK

An American Airlines flight was forced to divert on Monday after its pilot died. Flight 550, en route from Phoenix to Boston, made an emergency lan...

TfL Threatens Quality of the Private Hire Sector With Proposed Rules

Justin Peters | Posted 02.10.2015 | UK Tech
Justin Peters

We strongly urge TfL to consider making a set of requirements that are applicable and fair to both parties, as each one plays an essential role in providing a safe and reliable transport service for Londoners. Passenger safety is not just an issue with minicabs on London's roads.

Is Rail Nationalisation a Vote-Winner?

Peter Kellner | Posted 21.09.2015 | UK Politics
Peter Kellner

For obvious reasons, politicians love to claim that their policies are popular. The more they can show that they are on the side of the voters, the easier it is to win votes. Jeremy Corbyn thinks he is onto a vote-winner with his plan to renationalise Britain's railways. Is he?

5 Railway Lines That Jeremy Corbyn Could Renationalise After 2020

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 20.09.2015 | UK

Jeremy Corbyn will announce the full renationalisation of Britain's railway network at his first Labour Party conference as Labour leader next week. ...

Two Hospitalised After 'Low Speed Collision' At Kings Cross

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 17.09.2015 | UK

Two people have been left hospitalised after a train collided with railway buffers at Kings Cross Station in London. The incident took place just a...

London Crowned Europe's Most Congested City as Mayor Predicts the Worst Is Yet to Come

Darren Johnson | Posted 17.09.2015 | UK Politics
Darren Johnson

London became Europe's most congested city in 2014 with drivers spending 96 hours in traffic, according to a recent report by traffic monitoring agency Inrix. This means London has leapfrogged previous biggest loser Brussels to claim this year's gridlock gold medal.

Dozens Injured After Double-Decker Bus Roof Ripped Off By Bridge

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 09.09.2015 | UK

More than 20 people were left injured after a double-decker bus hit a bridge in Rochdale, ripping its roof off. Eleven people were rushed to hospit...